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A delivery courier uses his mobile phone as he lies in a tricycle along a road  in Beijing on Monday. Chinese manufacturing grew at its strongest pace in 18 months in October.

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A delivery courier uses his mobile phone as he lies in a tricycle on a road in Beijing on Monday. Chinese manufacturing grew at its strongest pace in 18 months in October.

A man carries goods on his tricycle on a street in Shanghai on May 13, 2013.  Industrial output in China rose 9.3 percent in April, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said, accelerating from March but below market expectations, underscoring sluggish growth momentum.

Peter Parks, AFP

Weighed down: a man carries goods on his tricycle in Shanghai on Monday as data from the National Bureau of Statistics show that output in China rose 9.3 per cent in April. This is an acceleration from March but below market expectations, underscoring sluggish growth momentum